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Our View: Dead trees should be harvested


While much of the west continues to burn, those of us living in Sweetwater County have been lucky to have only seen small-scale blazes and deal with smoke blowing through from those larger forest fires.

Yet, considering how dry conditions have been in the region as well as the continued reminders about high fire warnings on Interstate 80’s signs, we’re not out of the woods yet. While Sweetwater County is mostly populated by desert foliage, the possibility of fire remains present, but that possibility is much larger north of us.

The Bridger-Teton National Forest is a tinderbox that will...

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